Flashing Nexus 5 with the Cataclysm 5.1.1 ROM

I’ve had my Nexus 5 for almost a year now and as always with technology, I’m starting to get bored of the stock Android feel. After doing a bit of research in to the many different Android ROMs available for the Nexus 5, I thought I would go ahead and give the Cataclysm 5.1 ROM a try. It has a lot of positive reviews and is very close (in terms of UI) to the stock Android experience which is always a plus.

In this short article I will go through a step-by-step approach as to how I went about replacing my stock Nexus 5 Lollipop with the Cataclysm 5.1.1 ROM.

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Backing up Media from Android to Synology NAS using BitTorrent Sync

BitTorrent Sync is an application based around the peer-to-peer protocol. You can use it to share files between friends and family or simply use it as an efficient way to transfer files within a LAN.

In this article I will briefly go over the steps I went through to Sync my camera photos and WhatsApp media folders from my Android smartphone to my Synology DS215j NAS.

The below guide should also help to get it working on an iOS device. I believe iOS also supports auto syncing just as the Android app does (i.e., you don’t need to have the app open for it to sync).

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